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Almond Joy Stuffed Dates

PREP: 30 minutes
YIELD: 14 dates

These Almond Joy Medjool Dates are going to be your newest healthy obsession and are EASY to make! Keep them in the freezer for a coconut ice cream-like dessert that’s naturally sweetened and absolutely delicious! Recipe by Food with Feeling


  • 1 container of Natural Delights Pitted Dates (about 14 pitted Medjool dates)
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup of canned coconut cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 14 raw or toasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup of dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • Optional for topping: additional shredded coconut


  1. In a blender or food processor, blend together the shredded coconut, coconut cream, and maple syrup. You want it to be combined but it’s okay if it’s still quite chunky.
  2. Spoon the coconut mixture evenly inside of the pitted dates. Top with an almond and place the dates in the freezer while you prepare the chocolate.
  3. In a small bowl, melt the chocolate. Stir in the coconut oil until fully melted and combined.
  4. Working quickly, dip the dates into the chocolate so that they’re full or half covered depending on your preferences. You can also drizzle the chocolate over the top. Top with optional shredded coconut. Place in the fridge or freezer to chill. ENJOY!
  5. Store leftovers in an air tight container in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.